Mick McCarthy in line for Ireland job

October 16, 2013
By Kevin Palmer

Mick McCarthy has emerged as the new frontrunner to replace Giovanni Trapattoni as Republic of Ireland manager, a source has told ESPN FC.

Ireland skipper Robbie Keane and national team legend Liam Brady have already endorsed McCarthy's return to the job he held between 1996 and 2002 in recent days and it seems the tide is now turning in his favour.

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